Utility Worker Jereme Holt Killed in US Highway 17 Accident

A gentleman named Jereme Holt was working on fiber optic cables along U.S. Highway 17 in Pender County on Tuesday when he was hit by a car and killed.

According to reports, Mr. Holt and his crew had placed safety cones out and working in a right turn lane when a pickup truck hit them.  Only Mr. Holt suffered injuries.  The driver of the pickup truck has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

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